Morsi backers call for 18 days of Egypt protests

An Islamist alliance backing deposed president Mohamed Morsi called for 18 days of protests from Friday, as Egypt on January 25 marks three years since the revolt that ousted his predecessor.

Egypt police arrest nearly 200 over illegal protests

Egyptian police arrested nearly 200 people on Friday, clamping down harshly on Islamists defying a new law banning unauthorised demonstrations that has also angered prominent secular activists.

Egypt kung fu champion `stripped of gold medal` for supporting Morsi

A kung fu champion in Egypt has been stripped of a gold medal for showing support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

Two dead as Morsi supporters hold new rallies in Egypt

Two people were killed on Saturday when clashes broke out between supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi as thousands demonstrated despite a sustained government crackdown on Islamists.

Army chief calls on Egyptians for rallies to fight `terror`

Egypt`s powerful Army chief on Wednesday appealed to people to hold nationwide rallies on Friday and give him a mandate to crush "terrorism and violence" by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt braces for rival protests on Morsi ouster

Supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi launched rival protest rallies on the first Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.

Egypt`s interim Prez meets Army Chief, 36 killed in violence

Egypt`s interim President Adly Mansour on Saturday held talks with the Army Chief and interior minister to discuss ways to ensure security amid violent clashes between supporters and opponents of deposed President Mohammed Morsi that claimed at least 36 lives.

Egypt`s opposition reaches out to Mubarak`s party

Egypt`s largest opposition grouping is reaching out to members of Hosni Mubarak`s ruling party as it gears up for a protest campaign against the President.

Clashes erupt in Egypt over Islamist governors

Clashes have erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt`s president and his Muslim Brotherhood over his appointment of new Islamist governors, some in areas where opponents are strong.

Egypt police in new protests demanding more rights

It was the year`s third wave of strikes by police, who demand incentives to work, like better wages, greater firepower and more benefits.

Egyptians must disown violence: Brotherhood leader

Egypt has been engulfed in turmoil linked to a contentious draft constitution backed by President Mohammed Mursi, who hails from the Brotherhood, and his Islamist allies.

Thousands protest in Egypt amid election uncertainty

The ruling military council’s move to assume new powers prompted protests in Egypt on Tuesday.

The Rise and Fall of an Emperor

Finally, 18 days of protests have brought an end to 30-year rule of Hosni Mubarak.

`West wary of Arab revolt spreading to Pakistan`

The people’s power has once again come to the fore, giving autocratic regimes a real tough time.

Special plane to bring back Indians from Egypt

India sent a special Air India flight to Cairo to bring back Indians wanting to return home from Egypt.

Looting engulfs Cairo, other Egyptian cities

Egyptian Army expanded its presence of tanks and armoured personnel carriers.

Must take `concrete steps`: Obama to Mubarak

The US might cut the USD 1.5 billion in annual foreign aid sent to Egypt.

Egypt protests are opportunity for reforms: US

Treading carefully, US President Barack Obama called Egypt an ally.